t baking soda
cup butter, room temp
cup brown sugar
oz semisweet chocolate chips (1 cup)
cup chopped nuts
1) Mix flour, baking soda, and salt 2) Beat butter, sugar, and vanilla with a mixer on medium speed until well blended. Beat in egg, mixing well. Add flour mixture, and beat slowly to incorporate, then beat to blend well. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts. 3) Drop batter in 2-tablespoon portions about 2 inches apart on baking sheets. 4) Bake in a 400 degree oven until edges of cookies are brown but an area about 1 inch wide in the center is still pale, 6 yo 7 minutes. If using 2 pans in 1 oven, switch positions at half-time. 5) Let cookies cool on pan about 5 minutes, than transfer to racks with a spatula. Serve warm or cool and store airtight or freeze.